Goal Set With Me: Discipline and a Schedule

Do you want to know what I've noticed about highly successful people and the very thread that connects them all together? Well, I've noticed that highly successful people (no matter the craft) are disciplined, dedicated, unrelenting, and down-right hardworking when it comes to turning their goals into realities.  Time and time again, I've witnessed these … Continue reading Goal Set With Me: Discipline and a Schedule

Revisiting Writing Goals and More for the Remainder of 2020

With us having passed the halfway mark in October, we are well into the last quarter of 2020. And, many people are of the mind to say "so long" to 2020 and "hello" to 2021. However, time doesn't work that way. We can't just beam ourselves into a new year with all the new aspirations … Continue reading Revisiting Writing Goals and More for the Remainder of 2020

Goal Set With Me: The Daily 10 Healthy Habits Checklist

Today, I thought I'd continue my thoughts on healthy habits goal-setting by sharing my SMART goals for "The Daily 10" healthy habits I've established as goals to accomplish each day (at least on Mondays through Fridays, anyway). The goals are based on the 10 items below: And here are my 10 daily SMART goals for … Continue reading Goal Set With Me: The Daily 10 Healthy Habits Checklist

Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student – #2 (cont.)

Lesson #2: Discipline is required more than ever from student as well as parent. In last week's post, Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student – #2, I shared the areas of discipline in which I feel my son, Little Man, will definitely need to hone in on in order to be successful in … Continue reading Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student – #2 (cont.)

Goal Set With Me: The Daily 10 Healthy Habits

I'm sooooooo excited for today's post, because I'm about to unleash a new goal-setting challenge on you wonderful people. Well, actually, I'm unleashing the new goal-setting challenge on myself and hoping that you'll join along on this fresh new journey with me. YOU KNOW I'M ALL ABOUT THE JOURNEYING PROCESS AT DEGREES OF MATERNITY. And … Continue reading Goal Set With Me: The Daily 10 Healthy Habits

Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student – #2

Lesson #2: Discipline is required more than ever from student as well as parent. I'll start by ushering in some discussion, regarding the discipline required on the part of the student (when virtual schooling). And, I can't go too long without giving you some lists here and there, so I'll bring out my points, list-style. … Continue reading Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student – #2

Back to Natural Basics: Back to My Natural Roots – Part 3

My return back to my natural hair was not an over-the-night, cold-turkey transition. I definitely didn't ever contemplate doing the "big chop" and starting over with a whole new set of newly-grown locks. In fact, my transition was a deliberate and slow one over time. It's been years now since my last perm retouch treatment; … Continue reading Back to Natural Basics: Back to My Natural Roots – Part 3

Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student – #1

Lesson #1: Assist as needed. Don't take over. You've got to understand . . . I'm in an earshot distance of my son's school learning environment throughout most of the day. And, I've never been in that position before -- a position where I'm so close to his school action but having to remain somewhat … Continue reading Lessons Learned as a Parent of a Virtually-Schooled Student – #1